Higher Classification: > Kingdom Chromista > Subkingdom Harosa > Infrakingdom Alveolata > Phylum Myzozoa > Subphylum Dinozoa > Infraphylum Dinoflagellata > Class Dinophyceae > Order Prorocentrales > Family Prorocentraceae > Genus Prorocentrum

Prorocentrum cassubicum (Woloszynska) Dodge, 1975

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ProrocentrumEhrenberg, 1834accepted genus name


original description

Woloszynska J. 1928. Dinoflagellatae polskiego Baltyku i blot and Piasnica. Archivum Hydrobiologji i Rybactwa 3: 153-278.

basis of record

Gómez, F., 2005. A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world’s oceans. Acta Bot. Croat. 64 (1), 129-212.

additional source


additional source

Brandt, S. (2001). Dinoflagellates, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 47-53

additional source

Moestrup, Ø., Akselman, R., Cronberg, G., Elbraechter, M., Fraga, S., Halim, Y., Hansen, G., Hoppenrath, M., Larsen, J., Lundholm, N., Nguyen, L. N., Zingone, A. (Eds) (2009 onwards). IOC-UNESCO Taxonomic Reference List of Harmful Micro Algae.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Faust M.A. 1995. Benthic, toxic dinoflagellates: an overview. In: Harmful Marine Algal Blooms (Ed. by P. Lassus, G. Arzul, E. Erard-Le Denn, P. Gentien & C. Marcaillou-Le Baut), pp. 847-854. Lavoisier, Paris.

new combination reference

Dodge J.D. 1975. The Prorocentrales (Dinophyceae). II. Revision of taxonomy within the genus Prorocentrum. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 71: 103-125.

toxicology source

Tindall D.R., Miller D.M. & Bomber J.W. 1989. Culture and toxicity of dinoflagellates from ciguatera endemic regions of the world. Toxicon 27: 83.




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WoRMS (2014). Prorocentrum cassubicum (Woloszynska) Dodge, 1975. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:110294




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